Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. Thanks in advance for any advice. So any further suggestions really appreciated thanks. So run this and you should see an interface called wlan0 when you do ifconfig and iwconfig. There are apparently two versions of the card floating around, this method will work only with the v1 or no version number of the Netgear MA card. Find More Posts by joseph

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Can’t seem to find a way though to get it to recognise the wireless Netgear MA They also have an excellent community kinux which is very helpful and supportive. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. There are apparently two versions of the card floating around, this method will work only with the v1 or no version number of the Netgear MA card.

If your question has been answered, please mark your thread as [Resolved]use the flair drop-down on your submission to do so! First pick the distro that you want to stick with then let us know.

Then, the first time we call wlanctl with the named device, the kernel module autoload stuff will take over. Ma111 one that worked right away without a lot of messing around was SimplyMepis Thanks in advance Cogs.


You will find this package on the install cd. Can you paste the output of ip link so we can see if the device is recognized by the system? But, I got it to work with Mepis pretty easily. Having a problem logging in?

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated! Something with the new version of Gnome in newer distro releases such as Ubuntu 9. Unfortunately, that means that it never became part of the wireless tools infrastructure that was being developed at the same time and does not work in the same way as all the other wireless cards.

Netgear MA111 in linux? (USB 802.11b)

As you can see here if you are using the Linux 2. Sorry for being naive!! The current kernel build date is Sun Jul 25 If someone knows an easier version of linux to get it configured, please let me know? Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. You may try to enable the connection by hand by issuing the following commands: This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant.


Visit the following links: Find the package manager and try and install ndiswrapper and if you have any problems try and be as accurate as possible if there are any errors.

Thanks again to everyone. Visit the following links: I need to connect to the web via wireless and have tried a Netgear MA USB network gadget adapter which doesn’t seem to be recognised by either distro.

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